Morris Macy was a dear friend of College benefactor Richard Anisfield. At Morris’ death in 2013, members of the Anisfield and Vallario family made contributions to the Ramapo College Foundation to honor his memory.
Mr. Macy was a founding partner of Sax, Macy, Fromm & Co. P.C. Soon after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, he enlisted in the military. He attended officer candidate school and served as a commanding officer in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was discharged from the Army Air Force with the rank of captain in 1946.
With his childhood friend, Sander Sax, Mr. Macy started Sax, Macy and Company in 1956, and a third partner, Egon Fromm, soon joined them. The company has grown into one of the leading accounting firms in New Jersey. Mr. Macy was a member of the Citizens Advisory Zoning Committee of Clifton and was treasurer and director of the Passaic Valley Citizens Planning Association. He also served as a member of the board of directors of the Faculty-Student Cooperative Association of Montclair State University.
A dedicated Zionist and leader of the Passaic-Clifton Jewish community, he served as general chairman of the United Jewish Appeal of Greater Clifton-Passaic, and president of the local Jewish Federation. He later became the first president of the Endowment Foundation of the North Jersey and Greater Clifton-Passaic Federations. He was a staunch supporter of Jewish Family Service.
- Accounting major
- GPA 3.0+
- Selected by ASB Committee, comprised of ASB faculty
Matthew Levin is a senior Accounting major with a 3.4 GPA. He is the president of Alpha Kappa Psi, Professional Business Fraternity and a member of the Professional Fraternity Council. When Matthew isn’t working at his internship or on classwork, he enjoys helping Ramapo students build their confidence and professionalism. “When I graduate, I hope to leave an impression that I helped students find their dream jobs.”
Nicholas Juenemann is a Junior Accounting major from Sayreville, N.J. He is planning on declaring a minor in International Business and intends to study abroad in China during his senior year. He is a Presidential Scholarship recipient and currently holds a 4.0 GPA.
Nick is a part of both Alpha Lambda Delta and Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Societies. He is also a part of Alpha Kappa Psi, where he serves as the fundraising chair. He works at GameStop as a sales associate and plans to continue working at GameStop while pursuing an internship in the field of Accounting during tax season.
Erika Signorile from Sayreville, N.J. is an Accounting major. She has a 3.8 GPA. Erika is a member of the Ramapo women’s soccer team. She has also been involved in Just4kixs and Rally Cap.
Sumiyo Dohi of Tenafly, NJ is a senior majoring in Accounting. She has a 3.479 GPA.
Sumiyo works as an intern at a CPA firm in Fort Lee, NJ. She also volunteers at the Tenafly Japanese Community Association.
Sumiyo Dohi of Tenafly, NJ is a senior majoring in Accounting. She has a 3.65 GPA.
Sumiyo works as a bookkeeper in Hillburn, NY. She also volunteers at the Tenafly Japanese Community Association.
“Going to school while taking care of children and having a job is very challenging but I enjoy learning at Ramapo College. This scholarship encouraged me to overcome my circumstances.”
Gelline De Guzman
Gelline De Guzman of Elmwood Park, N.J., is an accounting major. She carries two minors, economics and international business. She has a 3.91 grade point average. Gelline has been inducted into the Golden Key Honour Society and Alpha Lambda Delta.
At Ramapo, Gelline is treasurer for the Student Government Association and is a member of Enactus. She is the business manager for Ramapo News.
Gelline plans to graduate a year early, become a CPA and pursue an MBA and Ph.D. so she will be uniquely qualified to start her own business.
Anthony Darakjy of Wyckoff, NJ is an Accounting major and an International Business minor. This spring, Anthony participated in the China Immersion Experience, which took him to Beijing, Shanghai and rural China. He believes the experience will help him to become a better student and businessperson. Anthony is a Student Trustee of the College’s Student Government Association, serves on ASB’s Dean’s Student Council Advisory Board, is a Student Ambassador, co-founder of Building Tomorrow and a member of the Accounting and Finance Clubs. He has completed internships at Bank of America and Aegis Insurance Services. His community service activities include the College’s Leaders in Service Program and SIFE. Anthony has a 3.96 grade point average.
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